|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:344|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
The gtk2 package contains the GIMP ToolKit (GTK+), a library for creating
graphical user interfaces for the X Window System.
A bug was found in the way gtk2 processes BMP images. It is possible
that a specially crafted BMP image could cause a denial of service attack
on applications linked against gtk2. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0891 to
Users of gtk2 are advised to upgrade to these packages, which contain
a backported patch and is not vulnerable to this issue.
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date
Risk factor : Medium
BugTraq ID: 12950|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0891
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLSA-2005:958
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